First of all I want to give a big THX to JCMorgan for helping me with this purchase. buying this bow through him was a very pleasant experience. Communication could not have been any better. even during the re-model of his workshop he managed to return my PM's promptly. I would recommend him to anyone. Now for the good stuff.... the factory specs on the bow were (according to Elite B.C.) email@example.com# - 29.5" draw. Below is what I am getting after final tuning adjustments (after string was settled in) I used a digital grain scale that I know is accurate for the arrows and a CHRONY brand chronograph. Gt500 - 29.5"DL 71.6# String - truball superpeep w/ 1/8" aperature and string loop only Arrow - Easton Axis N-fused 340 402grs. average Speed - 321fps. averaged over 10 shots. Although speed is not quite what is advertised it is very close! otherwise performance is just as advertised, vibration free and very quiet. you'll notice that I didn't install any kind of string silencers, it simply doesn't need them. Anyway I hope these "real world" results help answer some of the questions some of you may have.